scouts-l Mail Archive for May of 2000: Re: Units Abroad
Alexandria Lone Scout (scouts_alex@HOTMAIL.COM
Tue May 16 2000 - 05:12:35 CDT
Interesting. When we were in Saudi Arabia the rules were bent as required to
meet the needs on the ground. The SM was a Canadian and the Committee
Chairman UK but most of the rest were US which reflected the accompanied
workforce. The membership also reflected the divesity of the ex-pat
workforce. Mostly US with Canadian, Australian, New Zealand, UK, Indian,
Pakistani and Filipino members in small numbers.
Without the bent rules there would have been no troop.
The UK and Canadian scout programs operate in integrated groups agewise and
don't allow for Lone Scouts so the lads that wanted scouting did the BSA
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